22nd > September > 2007 Archive

Grenade

Sysadmin admits planting 'logic bomb' in drug firm database

A former Unix system admin at Medco Health Solutions, a big US drugs prescription management firm, has admitted to planting malicious code that would have destroyed massive amounts of critical patient information.
Austin Modine, 22 Sep 2007
Gavel

Start-up sued in US courts over GPL 'violation'

The Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) has filed the first US infringement case to defend the General Public License (GPL) version 2. The case has been brought against Monsoon Multimedia, a specialist in video viewing and capturing devices, which has offices in Silicon Valley and in New Delhi.
Gavin Clarke, 22 Sep 2007